Kester Kenn Klomegah

Kester Kenn Klomegah, who previously worked for the Inter Press Service (IPS), is an observer of socio-economic and political development issues in former Soviet republics, particularly in the Russian Federation and Eurasia. He enjoys travelling and visiting historical places in Eastern and Central Europe. Klomegah is a frequent and passionate contributor to Pressenza Media.

China and Africa Move into New Era of Cooperation

Despite its huge population of 1.5 billion which many have considered as an impediment, China’s domestic economic reforms and collaborative strategic diplomacy with external countries have made it attain superpower status over the United States. While United States’ influence is…

Russia’s Cooperation Agreement with African Union. Economic and Geopolitical Implications

On November 16, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held diplomatic talks with his counterpart, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, who paid a working visit to Moscow, Russia. The talks, intended to strengthen political dialogue, also focused on…

Spotlight on Infrastructure Development in Africa at Expo 2020

During the two-day high-level conference held within EXPO-2020 in Dubai, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUC-NEPAD) presented a number of strategic continental infrastructure and energy projects for potential foreign investors, the aggregate cost undisclosed.…

Understanding Russia’s Special Interest Within The Context Of Power Shift In Sudan

Whether it was “a coup or not a coup” by definition, description or explanation, what happened October 25 was simply a power shift or appropriately a political power grab under gun point (unconstitutional change of government and state power) in…

Mozambique: Nyusi and Ramaphosa praise Samora Machel’s heroism

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa joined Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi to mark the 35th anniversary of the death of Mozambique’s first president Samora Machel, both vowing to go after Islamist insurgents wreaking havoc in the north of the country. By…

Kidnapping Becomes Mozambican Flourishing Business

While Mozambique is fighting militant attacks by deploying regional force, the frequency of kidnapping for ransom money, especially local and foreign business executives, presents serious signs of the deteriorating security situation and has negative effects of business climate in country. …

Eurasian Women’s Forum Seeks Answers to Significant Questions in Women’s World

On October 13-15, Saint Petersburg will host the Third Eurasian Women’s Forum primarily to review how women have performed in men’s dominated world, identify challenges and roadblocks on their way to gender equality and fight for higher social status and,…

What Do Russia and Nigeria Share in Common?

Under the aegis of the newly established Nigeria-Russia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russians are now gearing up to revamp the Ajaokuta Iron and Steel Complex that was abandoned after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and further take up…

More African Countries Register Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine. What Next After The Registration Campaign?

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a specialized technical institution of the African Union (AU) that strengthens the capacity and capability of Africa’s public health institutions as well as partnerships to detect and respond quickly and…

Russia’s Far East: How to Deal with Demography, Investment and Development Questions

Early September, the 6th edition of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) under the theme “New Opportunities for the Far East in a Changed World” was held and considered as vital platform for strengthening especially economic ties among Asia-Pacific countries and…

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